'Zombies' Helping Raise Money for ETSU Natural History Museum
Zombie Tag for those ages 12-17 will follow at 2 p.m. on the main ETSU campus, with rules identical to the main event.
Throughout the day, Zombie Tag players waiting to enter or having exited the playing field may visit a variety of vendor booths, including professional make-up artists, event merchandise vendors and sponsors.
For both the teen and main events, visitors should report to the gate and festival area, which will be located on John Robert Bell Drive, between Warf-Pickel Hall and the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center. Parking for all events is available in lot 21, which is near the parking garage off State of Franklin Road.
Tickets to the main event are $10 online in advance or $12 at the gate for all players, including college students; ID will be required. Tickets are $10 for the teen event and $5 for the children's event. The Zombie 5K is $15 for students and $20 for non-students. All tickets may be purchased at http://zombietix.com.
A promotional video may be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AqLds7my6M.
The ETSU and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitor Center continually showcases the Gray Fossil Site and its unique ecosystem. Weather permitting, visitors may continue to observe live excavations at the Gray Fossil Site through October.
In addition to permanent and temporary traveling exhibits, many special events are held at the museum, including a monthly speaker series and "Fossil and Artifact ID Nights" every other month, as well as ongoing youth programs.
The museum, located 1.8 miles off Exit 13 on Interstate 26, is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (866) 202-6223 or visit http://www.etsu.edu/naturalhistorymuseum.